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Feb 21, 2013 5:30pm PST
mike seidel. he's in kansas city, where this storm, by the way, is hitting two days after that huge explosion and fire in the downtown area. but it's just one of the cities in the path. mike, good evening. >> and good evening, brian. so far this storm has been responsible for five deaths here in kansas city. a wall of white rolled through this morning, dumping snow, as much as 3 inches an hour, shutting down the airport and causing a state of emergency. that scene was repeated across many cities and areas of the midwest. armed with snowplows and shovels, the midwest today tried its best to fight back against a wicked winter storm that brought strong winds. near whiteout conditions. even thundersnow. as the deadly system that brought record snow to arizona, oklahoma and texas swept into the great plains today, schools and businesses were closed, and transportation in several states nearly ground to a halt. in kansas, authorities closed dozens of roads and highways, including a 90-mile stretch of interstate 70. parts of the state were buried under more than 14 inches of snow today. it
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 5:30pm PST
. but tonight, no sign of the suspect. that massive manhunt up in the mountains and here in the city does continue. and brian, take a look at the officers here at lapd. motorcycle officers are being told to ride in squad cars for their protection. brian? >> miguel almaguer, thanks. >>> now, back east to washington. preparations under way for a potentially history-making snowstorm. along the eastern seaboard up to new england, it's happening the way the worst of them happen. two storms coming together, joining forces, blizzard warnings are posted across a wide area. 50 million americans in the path of this one before it's all over. we have two reports tonight, ron mott in waltham, mass, meteorologist jim cantore in boston. ron, first to you. good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening to you. there was a big rush on this store earlier today. they're expecting more people tonight and in the morning as they head in to pick up things like shovels, batteries, flashlights, gas cans, ahead of what could be a top-ten winter storm of all-time. as the storm barrels eastward today, it dumped a lo
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 5:30pm PST
salt lake city, where the mormon church sponsors 99% of local scout troops. parents there, scouting leaders say, overwhelmingly oppose a change. >> and we want to best reflect the feelings of the institutions here locally that sponsor scouting and we need time to put that together. >> reporter: now both sides are hoping that time is on their side. pete williams, nbc news, washington. >>> and we turn now to weather in the news. a lot of folks on the east coast, especially in new england, are all riled up for the potential arrival of a big snow-making weather system. weather channel meteorologist jim cantore is with us tonight. jim, what's on the way? >> yeah, hey, brian. this on the 35th anniversary of the famous blizzard of '78 which pretty much shut down boston. right now boston under a blizzard watch. i expect others to follow. portland, southern new hampshire, even parts of connecticut i think as confidence grows in the forecast. in play thursday, chicago and atlanta. we will have issues there, obviously, at the airports. by 5:30 friday morning, this model says, hey, it will be s
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 5:30pm PST
. >>> the great american city of kansas city was rocked to its core last night. a huge explosion at a popular restaurant, well-known locally and to business travelers. one person has been found dead. the search for more possible victims goes on. and there's a big early indicator as to the cause. nbc's john yang with us tonight from the scene. john, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. this evening we're learning new details. the gas company says that 45 minutes before the explosion tore that restaurant apart, they tried to get people to leave. the blast was so strong, it rocked buildings blocks away. >> boom! everything just exploded. it was just the scariest thing i ever witnessed. >> reporter: the fire was so big, it engulfed a city block, raging out of control for about two hours. >> the flames were even taller than the building next to it. >> reporter: more than 100 firefighters battled the blaze at its height of four-alarm fire. authorities said 15 people were taken to area hospitals, at least one of them in critical condition. once the fire was out, firefighters combed the de
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 5:30pm PST
orleans police commander christopher goodly. it keeps things quiet. a welcome breather for a city racked by a chronically high murder rate. >> we have a homicide rate that is unnatural. >> new orleans saw 193 murders last year, its per capita rate of homicides nearly three times that of chicago. most of the victims, young african-american men shot to death. single mother of three and community outreach coordinator katherine hutton speaks for many in this community. >> like lord, what is it going to take? when are they going to stop it? >> the national focus on gun violence is applauded here, but the majority of the killing in new orleans is by handguns. is this gun conversation going on in washington too narrow? >> yes. the answer is yes. it is absolutely too narrow. and it's too simplistic. as though if you just ban assault weapons, somehow the murder rate in the country is going to go down automatically. it will not. >> mayor landrieu wants more than tougher gun laws. he wants the feds to help him put more cops on his streets. in the meantime, new orleans has gone after gun violence wi
NBC
Feb 20, 2013 6:30pm EST
of a big u.s. city. the blast felt a mile away. tonight, they're still digging through what's left. >>> storm warning. a huge winter system on the move. a dangerous mix in 18 states, 30 million americans in the path of this one. >>> and hoop streadreams for th unlikely star of the high school basketball team crushing the competition, though he's just about half their size. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >>> good evening. growing up in this country, you get accustomed to hearing the united states is the greatest nation on earth and the mightiest military force on the planet. what we don't like is feeling vulnerable, the way we do after we have been attacked. and now that we have learned of a massive cyber attack, electronic espionage allegedly at the hands of a branch of the chinese military, and the kind of attack we've been warned about for years, today the white house took action. the problem is, this wake-up call has already hit a slew of big companies, and could reach into our power gr
NBC
Feb 7, 2013 6:30pm EST
very fast. >> reporter: city officials say they're ready for a wallop, loading sand and salt on to trucks, a fleet that could number 900 strong at the height of the storm. airlines are bracing for major travel disruptions throughout new england. 1,100 flights already cancelled. >> we're hardened new englanders and used to these types of storms but want to remind everyone to use common sense. stay off the streets of our city. basically, stay home. >> reporter: the morning rush should be okay. just flurries in the air. but this time tomorrow night, brian, forecasters say we could see snow coming down at the rate of 2 to 3 inches an hour. >> ron mott starting us off. thanks, ron. >>> now we go to meteorologist from the weather channel, jim cantore in boston. jim, due respect to mayor menino, i get they're hardy new englanders. with due respect to the storm. but this one could really dump a lot of snow on the city of boston. >> reporter: yeah, that's why they're very concerned, brian, that we don't have a rush hour like the one you see behind me right here. they want all the vehi
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 6:30pm EST
for information leading to christopher dorner's capture, as a city and region remain on edge. >>> the blizzard of 2013. the northeast digs out from a deadly record-breaking storm, but hundreds of thousands are still without power. and for some, a state of emergency will last for days. >>> the outbreak of a dangerous and potentially fatal infectious disease. why whooping cough is back, and how to protect your family against it. >>> and the show must go on for a top dog whose owner suffered in hurricane sandy. tonight as he prepares to compete, how chauncey became a symbol of hope. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news with lester holt." >>> good evening. tonight authorities in california are raising the stakes in their hunt for a former los angeles policeman wanted in three murders. announcing a huge reward leading to his arrest. the killings began a week ago today when two people were gunned down in a parking lot. what police say were revenge killings carried out by a disgraced ex-cop. but in a surprising turn of events, police now say they will investigat
NBC
Feb 6, 2013 6:30pm EST
's news maybe wasn't all that impactful. but for the folks with mailboxes in cities and towns across this country on dirt roads or in apartment buildings, there's always been mail on saturday. six days a week, since the time of abraham lincoln. but today the u.s. postal service says delivering the mail on saturdays must stop. if they are to survive. it's one of two american institutions in the news tonight for differing reasons in changing times. we want to begin tonight with nbc's tom costello in glen echo, maryland. tom, good evening. >> reporter: hi, brian, no secret the postal service is up to its neck in red ink, handling 30 billion fewer pieces of first class mail today than just four years ago. and guess what? delivery of packages booming because we're all buying stuff online. this action is about just trying to keep the lights on. for people all over america, like 71-year-old lois sexton in tennessee, that mailbox at the end of the driveway has been a reliable connection to the rest of the world. >> that's my communication with the people i have my retirement with, my social
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
of the northeast to a standstill. up to 3 feet of snow piling up. major cities and airports shutting down. >>> on edge in the state of california. they're now going door to door, searching for an armed and dangerous sniper who is hunting police officers and their families. >>> and the fleecing of america. $1illion worth of our tax money being wasted in washington. is it any way to run our government. tonight, what we have uncovered. "nightly news" begins now. >>> from nbc news world headquarters in new york, this is "nbc nightly news" with brian williams. >> good evening. here's one example of how bad it's getting tonight across the east coast tonight. in massachusetts, all vehicles were ordered off the roads at 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. that's across the entire state of massachusetts. genuine blizzard warnings are posted across a big area. this is the northern shore of massachusetts, just outside of boston, revere beach, where the winds have already picked up. we could see some history-making snowfall out of this storm. we've already seen a colossal stoppage of transportation, affecting
NBC
Feb 23, 2013 5:30pm PST
inches of snow on the ground in kansas city will see an additional 6 to 12 inches. in chicago, you're also going to be dealing with this. looks like tuesday we'll start to see the snow come in. possibly 3 to 6 inches of snow, there are 3 inches of snow still on the ground. we're going to watch this storm take shape. same areas getting a lot of heavy snow. eventually this will move to the east coast again. we'll be watching this one very closely. back to you. >> kim, thank you. >>> the pentagon made a big announcement as we headed into the weekend. it's putting the country's single largest weapons program on hold. all 51 of the pentagon's new f-35 fighter jets will be grounded following the discovery of a cracked turbine blade in one of the plane's engines. it's the second time in two weeks the government has had to pause the $396 billion weapons program. >>> trouble for another big program tonight. at this moment the most contaminated nuclear site in the country is leaking a mix of radioactive and toxic material into the soil. the waste is coming from old underground tanks in washi
NBC
Feb 8, 2013 5:30pm PST
in interior sections of new york. new york city, though, anywhere from a foot to a foot and a half. and then the areas in gray from interior connecticut, coastal massachusetts, into new england, we're talking about 2 to 2 1/2, maybe even 3 feet of snow. and as you can see, winds are starting to pick up, and that's going to be a big story too. we're talking about sustained winds tonight into tomorrow between 25 and 40-mile-an-hour winds with gusts approaching and sometimes exceeding hurricane-force conditions. we'll continue to update you tonight on the weather channel. a full report tomorrow morning on "wake up with al," starting at 5:00 a.m. and then the "today" show at 7:00. brian? >> al roker on a very snowy boston common. al, thanks. >>> as we said, this storm has brought so much to a standstill. as they like to say in storms like this, if you're not already where you wanted to be, there's little use trying. that means roads, rails, especially the sky. the air space is pretty much shut down. rehema ellis is at new york laguardia. she was ordered outside the airport when the ins
NBC
Feb 9, 2013 5:30pm PST
in pawtucket, another 20 in warwick. the state's biggest city, providence, weighing in with 19.5. impressive numbers, even by this canadian transplant standard's. >> typically i have not seen this much snowfall in years. >> reporter: and while many residences appeared to heed the call to stay indoors, some couldn't resist the call to enjoy the wintry scenery. >> we enjoyed some lightning strikes nearby around town. we were out walking last night, as well. hopefully people are just coming together to get through the storm. >> reporter: temperatures around rhode island tonight are expected to plunge into the single digits. a windchill of 10 below in places. heating centers are open so people don't have to spend a second night in the cold. and national grid says it hopes to have just about everyone powered back up by midnight monday. >> ron mott, thanks to you. and ron allen, as well. >>> while new york city, where we are, were spared a crippling punch from this storm, that was not the case just to the east of us on long island where hundreds of drivers got stuck in some pretty deep snow. nbc's
NBC
Feb 11, 2013 5:30pm PST
. the former archbishop of quebec city, who now leads the congregation of bishops. at the pope's request, he went to ireland last year to meet with victims of sexual abuse. now the lone american being talked about new york's cardinal dolan. he downplayed his chances this morning and some observers say the cardinal would be leery of a pope from a super power. brian, one thing to remember, benedict xvi saw the impact of disease on john paul ii and the impact that had on the church. and he didn't want it to through it again. >> we'll be covering this very closely for the next 17 days and beyond. anne thompson, part of our coverage, thanks. >>> now to a big domestic story in southern california, tonight. 50 families of lapd officers are under 24-hour protection as an ex cop sniper remains on the loose and the reward is now $1 million. it's a region edge, a police department stretched to the limit. nbc's miguel almaguer is with us once again from lapd headquarters tonight. miguel, good evening. >> reporter: brian, good evening. it's been more than a week since the first of three murders, so tonig
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